This September, Lamakaan celebrates Werner Herzog's birthday by screening his films and discussing his work.
Werner Herzog is a renowned German filmmaker whose unique and often uncompromising vision has left an indelible mark on the world of cinema. With a career spanning several decades, Herzog has earned a reputation as one of the most daring and influential directors in the history of filmmaking.
Born on September 5, 1942, in Munich, Germany, Herzog's early fascination with storytelling and cinema led him to embark on a prolific career that produced an impressive body of work encompassing feature films and documentaries. Herzog's films are characterized by their exploration of the human condition, often delving into the extremes of human experience and the relationship between individuals and the unforgiving forces of nature.
Film Title: AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD | 1972 | 94 Mins | German Language with English Subtitles
About the film: Aguirre, the Wrath of God is a 1972 epic historical drama film produced, written, and directed by Werner Herzog. Klaus Kinski stars in the title role of Spanish soldier Lope de Aguirre, who leads a group of conquistadores down the Amazon River in South America in search of the legendary city of gold, El Dorado. The accompanying soundtrack was composed and performed by Kosmische band Popol Vuh. The film is an international co-production between West Germany and Mexico.
SCREENING FOLLOWED BY DISCUSSION! ALL ARE WELCOME!!! ENTRY IS FREE & OPEN TO ALL!!!